About John

John M. Lee, MBA

John Lee is raising the bar in San Francisco real estate. Since 1987, his clients have enjoyed the security of knowing their interests rest in capable and prepared hands, a luxury afforded by his MBA in real estate and finance. These skills, coupled with an astute understanding of marketing technology, have earned him recognition among San Francisco’s best. He consistently places in the top 1 percent of nationwide realtors each and every .

Combining the latest technology with personal service, John represents the cutting edge of contemporary real estate. These innovative solutions result in better client services and superior marketing strategies. John’s clients often wonder how he produces such dramatic results while appearing so collected. The answer is simple: he works harder, but he also works smarter.

John has the ability and expertise to serve the diverse needs of his clients, from buying and selling properties to proactively handling 1031 exchanges, tax reassessments, and complete portfolio positioning. He specializes in single-family homes, condos, residential apartments, and small commercial buildings.

John belongs to The San Francisco Round Table, an exclusive real estate networking group consisting of top realtors in the city. He has seized this as an opportunity to promote his business, share new ideas, and learn from other Bay Area top realtors.

Viewed as an expert in San Francisco, John’s research work and comments are often cited in the San Francisco Chronicle and other local and national media outlets. Additionally, his monthly consumer real estate column is published in two local newspapers. His reputation as a trusted advisor has earned him seats on the board of directors of several nonprofit organizations. John has served as the 2010 president of the San Francisco Association of Realtors (SFAR), 2008 president of the Chinese Real Estate Association of America (CREAA), 2012 treasurer of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA), and currently serving as a director of the California Association of Realtors (CAR), SFAR, and AREAA.

John owes his superb local knowledge to continuous San Francisco residency for over 30 years -- with the exception of four years at Berkeley where he earned his Bachelor of Science in engineering and two years at UCLA while obtaining his real estate-centered MBA.

John attributes his success to his ability to understand his clients, their needs, and the steps necessary to fulfilling their real estate goals. “John is the best agent because he listens well and knew exactly what I wanted to accomplish,” said one satisfied client.

For professional real estate services, please visit John’s award-winning website, www.isellsf.com, or call him at (415) 447-6231 to schedule an appointment.